Best practice guides

Our best practice guides break down complicated legislation to help you to be compliant, as well as providing answers and information to a range of property-related topics.

They range from information on tenancy deposits, Trading Standards, codes of practice, leasehold, Anti-Money Laundering to offering apprenticeships. Most of the guides are downloadable too, so you can refer to them again and again.

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13 May 2022
Hybrid working, the impact on your business insurance

While hybrid working isn’t a new concept, many businesses may not have considered the impact it could have on their insurance cover. What are the key areas of business insurance that you may need to review now that hybrid working has become more commonplace?

21 Apr 2022
How estate agents can utilise auctions

Agents have a range of options available to them for selling a property. Choosing the right one can have a huge impact on the price achieved, the satisfaction of buyers and sellers with the process, and the reputation of the agent.

19 Apr 2022
Importance of proactively managing arrears

For tenants experiencing increasing financial pressure, rental debt can be a burden, and when things go wrong, debt repayments can further reduce their ability to pay the rent.

11 Apr 2022
Client identity verification

The Economic Crime (Transparency and Enforcement) Act will create a register upon which all foreign owners of UK property must declare their true beneficial ownership and verify their identity with Companies House. Those who do not declare their beneficial owner will be subject to restrictions on the sale of property and may face up to five years in prison.

30 Mar 2022
Commercial property webinar recordings

We deliver quarterly webinars highlighting key topics and targeted resources on issues relevant to sectors of commercial property practice.

23 Mar 2022
Marketing webinar recordings

Boost your marketing skills with timeless tips that will help you identify key business opportunities, stand out in a crowded marketplace, maximise brand awareness and ultimately generate business.

17 Mar 2022
Benefits of having a client account

By keeping money ring-fenced from other business activities agents can use a client account for the sole purpose of handling and distributing deposits, rents, and fees and client accounts come in a few guises – designated or pooled/undesignated.

11 Mar 2022
Achieve punctual rental payments

Agents shoulder the responsibility of collecting rent, and late payments from tenants can delay remuneration for landlords and agents alike.

04 Feb 2022
Industry supplier webinar recordings

We’ve vetted all our Propertymark Industry Suppliers, hand-picking the ones that will directly benefit you. Share in the expertise of our suppliers as they offer up their knowledge on a variety of topics through the webinars we host.

13 Dec 2021
The Future of Renting

The Future of Renting features our recommendations to the UK Government and its plans to reform the private rented sector in England. We want to help shape and influence the UK Government’s Renters’ Reforms White Paper which is due to be released in 2022.

06 Dec 2021
Energy efficiency: preparing the private rented sector for the future

Governments across the UK are consulting on implementing new energy efficiency standards for private rented property. Propertymark wants to see more energy–efficient homes, but new rules and requirements must be realistic and achievable.

29 Nov 2021
Renting with pets

This guide provides letting agents and their landlords with information that can help maximise the benefits of renting with pets while taking appropriate action to minimise the risk of damage.

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